This role presents an opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience in nursing activities, as part of the friendly and supportive team at Burra Hospital. Assisting with the provision of professional high quality care aimed at improving health outcomes, you will assist the Registered Nurses with routine tasks with patients and aged care residents. This will include personal care duties for patients and age care residents. you will help to maintain a physically and culturally safe environment for patients, age care residents and staff, alerting the Registered Nurses to any patient, age care residents or visitor concerns, questions or complaints.
You will work at all times under the supervision of a Registered Nurse and your work may also be overseen by an Enrolled Nurse within a care team. Burra Hospital and Health Services is part of the Yorke and Northern Rural Region. Our hospital is a 21 bed complex, with five beds for active medical treatment and 16 aged care beds. We have inpatient care in general medicine for adults and children, as well as palliative care.
To apply for this role, you will be enrolled as a student in an undergraduate program in nursing, and have completed any training required by the employer relevant to the safe and competent performance of work at this level; or be employed on the basis that the person is, or will be undertaking a course approved by the Registration Authority for the preparation of Enrolled Nurses; or hold a Certificate III or IV in one of the following health related disciplines: Basic Health Care; Aged Care; Health Services Assistance: (Qualifications to include elective units recommended for AIN Acute care); Home and Community Care; Individual Support Work; or such other nationally recognised courses approved within the healthcare setting by full agreement of DHA and the ANMF. Motivated and keen to learn, you will be able to follow instructions and possess effective verbal and written communication skills.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.
Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply.
Applications close: 17 April 2018
For further information and to apply, visit www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/careers and search for Job Ref: 657155